Louis Stone releases new instrument for retinoscopy training
The latest in a number of tools introduced to support students, the Optometric Schematic Eye can assist students in practicing retinoscopy
The Optometric Schematic Eye offers students an opportunity to practice retinoscopy without needing to come into contact with others, the company said.
The kit includes four assorted full aperture metal trial lenses: two +/- sphere and two +/- cyl. The company explained that inserting a convex + power will add to the amount of myopia corresponding to the position of the back of the eye, while inserting a concave – power will add to the setting of the eye for hypermetropia. A cylinder lens, meanwhile, can be used to simulate astigmatism.
The schematic eye sits on an adjustable stand and has three different pupil size positions.
Louis Stone noted that the device has been purchased by several university optometry departments to evaluate student’s abilities.
The frame features a PD adjustment range of 50-80mm and trial lens diameter of 38mm. The front slot of the frame will take three trial set lens, while the back slot can hold two trial set lens. It also comes with two large and small soft bridges.